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Thursday, September 15, 2011

  • Posted at 11:29 AM
    Today at its Open Hack All-Stars event, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), the premier digital media company and pioneer of open hack events, named “D1W,” the 2009 Yahoo! University Hack Day HackU champion team from Carnegie Mellon University, the winner of the inaugural Hack All-Stars competition. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:26 AM
    The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announces the program for the BIO India International Conference to be held September 21 - 22 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre in Hyderabad, India. This exclusive forum will bring together biotechnology and pharmaceutical ... read more
  • Posted at 11:26 AM
    Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced an impressive holiday 2011 lineup for PlayStation®Move, offering something for every type of PlayStation® gamer. With more than 80 titles released or under development, the PlayStation Move library continues to showcase best-in-class gaming while offering a wide variety of interactive entertainment experiences to consumers. PlayStation Move software titles currently scheduled for release during the holiday season exclusively for the PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) computer entertainment system include: Everybody Dance(TM), Carnival Island(TM), EyePet(TM) & Friends, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:25 AM
    Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, has earned a leading spot among business information technology innovators in the InformationWeek 500 competition. Lockton earned the #70 position in the rankings, the top ranking among insurance brokers. This is the second consecutive year that Lockton has earned a spot in the InformationWeek 500 awards. (Logo: The program honors companies for their innovative use of technology to solve business problems. Lockton earned the recognition for Lockton's Advanced Risk Metric ... read more
  • Posted at 11:22 AM
    Marketo, the fastest-growing provider of Revenue Performance Management (RPM) solutions, today announced the guest speaker roster for its 'Revenue Rockstar' Tour, as well as new sponsorships from several industry-leading organizations. Officially announced in mid-August, the fall rock-and-roll-inspired tour has already seen a tremendous amount of interest, garnering over 1,000 registrants worldwide in just under one month. (Logo: Across the twelve cities, participants will hear from best-in-class marketers, sales professionals, corporate leaders and successful Marketo users who will shed light on everything ... read more
  • Collectors Universe Acquires --- NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011
    Posted at 11:21 AM
    Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), a leading provider of value-added authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of high-value collectibles, today announced that it has purchased the assets of, for cash of $550,000 and stock of $200,000 for total consideration of approximately $750,000. is an informational website providing precious metal values and the intrinsic values of individual coins. The website and related domain names has shown strong revenue growth during the past 12 months, due to the rise ... read more
  • Posted at 11:17 AM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has obtained government approval to use a groundbreaking cryogenic titanium machining process in production of the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. Cryogenic titanium machining improves cutting-tool life by a factor of 10 with appropriate material removal processing speed. The Joint Program Office in coordination with the F-35 Fracture Control Board (FCB) approved the new process for standard roughing operations, impacting the most time-consuming and cost-intensive machining processes associated with manufacturing titanium parts. Broadly applied, this new technology ... read more
  • Posted at 11:14 AM
    Pyramid Research (, a telecom research division of the Light Reading Communications Network, has launched new complimentary consulting toolkits - a collection of Pyramid's credentials for a new series of targeted consulting practices: mobile devices; broadband and media; mobile payments and banking; and regulation and policy. Developed by Pyramid's practice leaders, each toolkit describes the global context of the specific sector, challenges and opportunities for market players, and Pyramid's credentials for helping them identify growth opportunities and develop profitable business strategies. "Pyramid ... read more
  • Posted at 11:11 AM
    Cleantech Group, a leading global research firm focused on cleantech innovation, today announced it has tracked over 4,000 relationships across the cleantech sector including joint ventures, customer relationships and technology partnerships. i3 quickly built more than 15,000 clean technology company and investor profiles and continues to grow daily. (Photo: First launched in June 2011, the web-based tool, available at, provides real-time updates on investments, acquisitions, IPOs, partnerships, and other daily events in the cleantech market. i3 tracks industry ... read more
  • Posted at 11:07 AM
    CyberCoders, the leading worldwide recruiting firm which uses technology and excellent recruiters to match companies and people to find the optimum career fit, is recognized as one of the Orange County Business Journal’s Best Places to Work for 2011. The award, which is granted to top ... read more
  • Posted at 11:04 AM
    MeLLmo Inc., provider of innovative mobile applications that allow users to view and interact with critical business information on-the-go, today announced that it has secured $30 million through its first round of institutional funding led by Sequoia Capital. With this ... read more
  • Posted at 11:02 AM
    BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/15/11 -- 3GPP wireless technologies passed the 5 billion connection mark in the second quarter of 2011, marking a significant milestone in the telecommunications and Internet technology industries, reports 4G Americas based on data from Informa Telecoms & Media. Chris Pearson, President of 4G Americas, noted the achievement by stating, "Wireless technology infrastructure has become the road to our future. There are more connections around the world using wireless mobile devices for voice, entertainment ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Manhattan Software, the global leader in enterprise real estate software, is proud to have formed two new committees focused solely on direct customer participation in the Manhattan Software product roadmaps for its Manhattan IWMS and CenterStone CAFM product lines in North America. The ultimate goal is to further satisfy customer requirements while taking Manhattan Software technology solutions to the next level for the overall CRE and FM markets. Manhattan Software Client Impact Committee The mission of the CIC is to provide ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Jesta Digital, a leading global provider of next generation entertainment content and services for the digital consumer, has committed $15 million to launch and invest in Jesta Labs, an independent business unit dedicated to the entrepreneurial development and growth of new direct-to-consumer products for the web, mobile and social spaces. Jesta Labs will introduce several new digital and mobile products to the consumer market this year and plans to open funding to other entrepreneurs worldwide next year. Jesta Labs will focus ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) today announced that the BMC IT Business Management (ITBM) OnDemand solution is now available. BMC’s IT Business Management solutions empower IT organizations to efficiently manage the business of IT with complete visibility and control. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Zycus, a world leader in Procurement Technology Solutions, has released results of an in-depth study into which tactics and technology combinations work best for convincing employees to adopt and embrace procurement-led corporate performance initiatives. Nearly 600 procurement professionals — ... read more
  • Posted at 10:51 AM
    Qorvis Communications, one of the fastest-growing integrated communications firms in the U.S., today released an estimated Twitter Valuation Analysis of the candidates for president of the United States. This Twitter Valuation Analysis is the first in a series of monthly reports to track the progress of Campaign 2012 on social media. Qorvis compared the number of followers and frequency of tweets for President Barack Obama, the eight leading Republican presidential candidates, and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. The number of followers ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    Caspio, Inc. ( today announced the immediate availability of its High Usage FileStor. The service enables Caspio customers to utilize Amazon S3 as a repository for their files and images, while continuing to manage files easily through Caspio’s online database and point-and-click app builder. ... read more
  • Receives HONcode Certification --- BROOKLINE, Mass., Sept. 15, 2011
    Posted at 10:44 AM
    HyperbaricLink LLC today announced that its website has received HONcode certification from the independent Health On the Net (HON) Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland. HON reviewers conducted a thorough evaluation of the website in July and August 2011 and certified that HyperbaricLink respects, pledges to honor, and is now fully compliant with the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode). "We have been working hard to make reliable information about hyperbaric medicine more accessible on the web," said A. J. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:44 AM
    Pixelligent, LLC, an innovator in the nanotechnology industry that manufactures nanocrystal additives for the electronics, industrial and military markets, today announced that Clayton Teague has joined its Advisory Board. Dr. Teague brings more than 40 years of experience in the field of nanotechnology to Pixelligent's board. (Photo: "Dr. Teague is one of the most highly-respected innovators in the field of nanotechnology and we are honored to have him join our esteemed Advisory Board," commented Craig Bandies, CEO Pixelligent Technologies. "This ... read more